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Private, Traditional Lebanese Cooking Class with a Contemporary Twist provided by Traveling Spoon

Private, Traditional Lebanese Cooking Class with a Contemporary Twist

Private, Traditional Lebanese Cooking Class with a Contemporary Twist
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AU$102.48
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Not sure? You can cancel this booking up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
About
Join Marie in her modern, minimalist apartment in a suburb of Beirut, To learn more about Lebanese food, culture, hospitality and everyday lives. Her apartment has beautiful views of the river and roman vestiges. And is about 7km from downtown Beirut. Marie taught herself to cook and has been cooking since she was 10 years old. She now has over three decades of experience cooking traditional Lebanese food for her family and friends. Cooking is one of Marie’s biggest passions and she is excited to share her culinary traditions with guests. Marie believes that Lebanese cuisine is passed down from generation to generation and it promotes values such as friendship, good relationships and family. Marie says, “you will always feel welcome at the Lebanese table!”
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
Arabic, English, French
What to expect
  • Join Marie in her small kitchen for your cooking class and learn to make 2-3 authentic Lebanese dishes. During your 1.5 hour class, help Marie prepare from scratch a baba ganoush appetizer, fried meatball main and a pistachio shortbread dessert. Enjoy the meal you helped prepare at her dining table after your cooking experience. Marie cooks a variety of traditional home-cooked Lebanese dishes from stuffed wine leaves to rice-based dishes to Lebanese mezzes. You will begin your experience with a welcome drink and a mezze spread of tabbouleh, humus, baba ganoush, fried meatballs with burgul and a garlic lemon dip. For the main, you might be served chicken, fish or meat served the traditional way with rice or potatoes topped with roasted seeds. Your meal concludes with Lebanese coffee or tea and sfouf, a Lebanese tea cake or a pistachio, date or walnut shortbread infused with orange blossom water.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
Arabic, English, French
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
  • Join Marie in her small kitchen for your cooking class and learn to make 2-3 authentic Lebanese dishes. During your 1.5 hour class, help Marie prepare from scratch a baba ganoush appetizer, fried meatball main and a pistachio shortbread dessert. Enjoy the meal you helped prepare at her dining table after your cooking experience. Marie cooks a variety of traditional home-cooked Lebanese dishes from stuffed wine leaves to rice-based dishes to Lebanese mezzes. You will begin your experience with a welcome drink and a mezze spread of tabbouleh, humus, baba ganoush, fried meatballs with burgul and a garlic lemon dip. For the main, you might be served chicken, fish or meat served the traditional way with rice or potatoes topped with roasted seeds. Your meal concludes with Lebanese coffee or tea and sfouf, a Lebanese tea cake or a pistachio, date or walnut shortbread infused with orange blossom water.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 7626P475
Call 0061 (87) 2285 255
Important information
Inclusions
  • Private cooking lesson and home cooked meal with your host Marie
  • Local alcohol (1-2 glasses)
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Gratuities
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Duration
3h
Departure details
  • Beirut, Lebanon Meet Marie outside Maison du Pain, a cafe located on the Mkalles main road.
Additional information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • If any travelers in your party have any allergies, dietary restrictions or cooking preferences please advise at time of booking
  • Vegetarian, gluten free and halal options are available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Private, personalized experience
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Private cooking lesson and home cooked meal with your host Marie
  • Local alcohol (1-2 glasses)
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Gratuities
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Departure details
  • Beirut, Lebanon Meet Marie outside Maison du Pain, a cafe located on the Mkalles main road.
Duration
3h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • If any travelers in your party have any allergies, dietary restrictions or cooking preferences please advise at time of booking
  • Vegetarian, gluten free and halal options are available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Private, personalized experience
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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Wonderful 🤩
Amal and her family were amazing hosts! We enjoyed our evening and the cooking and food 😊 with them a lot, the who
JanaN1202
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Once in a life time experience!
A must on your to-do list when you are in Beirut! If you look for an amazing authentic Lebanese cooking class, thi
Cantfindanick
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Cooking Class with Marie
I am spending four weeks alone in Lebanon and wanted to learn how to cook lebanese food. So I booked an evening wit
Jerry L
Jerry L
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Very cordial great evening
We had the great opportunity to enjoy real Lebanese food, but really not only that! The dinner with Tania’s family
418aminas
418aminas
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Cooking class with Amal
Amal and her family were really welcoming and amazing! My ten year old daughter wanted to take the class, and Amal
Hichem F
Hichem F
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Great experience
This was an amazing experience and I highly recommend it. Most like lol it will be the most memorable part of this
Kirstie C
Kirstie C
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Authentic local experience not to be missed
A massive thank you to Tania, Joy and their whole family & friends for hosting me on Christmas day. Everyone was so
MichiMNE
MichiMNE
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A true Lebanese experience!
If you are looking to experience a real Lebenese family dinner (and preparation) then search no furher. The cooking
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The nicest people you could ever meet
I recently went on holidays in Lebanon and I decided to book this cooking course for my first day in the country. T
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danielpR7499KM
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A perfect evening!
In short, it was perfect. We booked the cooking course for our first evening in Beirut. The communication with Tani
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A charming family and a delicious meal made for a memorable experience.
We were welcomed like old friends into Amal's family home where her father gave us a tour of the productive garden
Henrik H
Henrik H
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Exceptional experience! Highly recommended!
We spent a wonderful and most memorable evening with Tania, her mother and father and two of her brothers. We very
Donna N
Donna N
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The best part of my trip to Beirut!!
I had no idea what to expect when I booked a private cooking class with Amal. She and her husband picked me up at
LauraetLukasz
LauraetLukasz
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Amazing cooking class with amazing people
Tania and her family were very friendly, we felt like at home. We learnt a lot about Lebanese cuisine and learnt a
MarkoIST
MarkoIST
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As authentic as it gets
What I like most about traveling to new places is when I go with very high expectations and then enjoy those expect
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